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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400
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msn 876

Series 400

C-FVIK (1) • N400GZ (1)


• Registration • Activity and details of Owner/Operator and other historical information

• C-FVIK (1) Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC. Regd 06-Feb-2013. Canx & delivery to USA 27-Aug-2013.

Flew 05-Apr-2013 between Calgary, AB - Spokane, WA to paint shop at Ikhana Aircraft Services and 17-Apr-2013 Spokane, WA - Victoria, BC after painting.

CADORS 17-Apr-2013. flew trans-border without an active flight plan. Pilot filed with DUATS, KIADXCLX, but failed to activate.

Noted at Victoria-Int'l, BC 18-Apr-2013 in all white colour scheme.

• N400GZ (1) Ground Zero Solutions LLC, Alexandria, VA. Regd 28-Aug-2013. Canx 11-Dec-2013 on export to UAE.

Airworthiness date. 06-Sep-2013.

Ferried 06-Sep-2013 Victoria, BC - Spokane-Felts Field, WA. On 07-Sep-2013 Spokane-Felts Field, WA - Custer, SD - Mount Sterling, IL. Continuing on 07-Sep-2013 Mount Sterling, IL - Sullivan, IN. and then 08-Sep-2013 Sullivan, IN - Louisburg-Triangle North Executive, NC - North Raleigh, NC to Rampart facility for pre-delivery modifications. Rampart undertaking the ferry flight to the United Arab Emirates.

Delivered 28-Nov-2013 Louisburg-Triangle North, NC - Bangor, ME. On 29-Nov-2013 Bangor, ME - Ponta Delgada, Azores. On 30-Nov-2013 Ponta Delgada, Azores - Palma de Mallorca, Baleares. Then 01-Dec-2013 Palma de Mallorca, Balearics - Heraklion, Crete. And, finally 02-Dec-2013 Heraklion, Crete - Al Ain-International, UAE.

• 2276 UAE Air Force Joint Aviation Command, Sweihan Air Base, Hazza, Abu Dhabi. Delivered 02-Dec-2013.

• Current •

C-FVIK almost complete at Calgary - CYYC.
Photo: Mike MacKinnon © 23 March 2013
C-FVIK outside Viking Air at Victoria.
Photo: Tim Martin © 13 April 2013 - Aird Archives
C-FVIK all white at Victoria - CYYJ.
Photo: Tim Martin © 30 April 2013 - Aird Archives
N400GZ still all white at Victoria - CYYJ. Spot the difference!
Photo: Tim Martin © 06 September 2013 - Aird Archives